The great American whitelash claims new victims every day
The Guardian
May 9, 2017

“Michael Slager, the former North Charleston, South Carolina, police officer who killed Walter Scott, pleaded guilty to violating Scott’s civil rights when he shot him in the back during a 2015 traffic stop. As a result of the plea agreement, the federal prosecutors will drop the two remaining charges and state prosecutors will drop the outstanding murder charge. The family awaits the judge’s decision about Slager’s sentence. I am sure the deadlocked state jury lingers in their minds; that jury couldn’t decide if the shooting was even a crime.”

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